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This year’s US Innovations Seminar of the International Association of STM Publishers focused on the impact of data mining, MOOCs and new author/researcher tools.
In Brazil, Saraiva gets a new CEO, the Ministry of Culture moves oversite of book policies back to Brasilia, and a university press finds success with free ebooks by its professors.
Turkey is the Market Focus of next week’s London Book Fair and the nation is striving to secure 100 deals to translate books into English by the end of the event.
Once an afterthought, children’s nonfiction publishing is experiencing a revolution, especially in the US, where the segment grew by 5% in 2012.
The growing field of education technology was on display at this year’s SXSWedu conference in Austin. Here are some tips for entrepreneurs who want to break into the market.
A high percentage of college students don’t buy required textbooks because of their high prices. But if you don’t buy the books, why even attend class?
Legacy publishers will say they can’t produce high quality digital textbooks affordably, but that’s not the issue. They don’t want to, says competitor Flat World Knowledge.
The dominant Brazilian bookstore chains continue to open new megastores, the government is issuing 18.8m workers vouchers to spend on books, and Abril Educação is prepping its IPO.
A study of Palestinian and Israeli textbooks found not bigotry so much as a ‘lack of information about the religions, culture, economic and daily activities of the other.’